fall baking

I have been spending more time in the kitchen as of late and am loving it. Fall is the perfect excuse to spend mixing and pouring and baking and smelling the wonderful aromas coming out of the oven. And now that the weather is starting to cool off, I’m happy to have my oven turned […]

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things that make me happy

A friendly sign on my walk. Dessert after watching a UT football game with friends at Blue Dog Beer – a bar with framed photos of dogs covering their walls (i.e. Heaven). My personal best bowling score in my entire life (and miraculous that we all got over 100). Finding and baking the most delicious […]

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things that make me happy

Finally baking a successful quiche – no seeping liquid or burnt crust! A journal to settle my mind – writing everything from to-do lists to goals to anxieties. A loaf of bread fresh out of the oven. New acting postcards. -wonderland sam

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the great pumpkin

One of the best (and maybe sometimes the worst) part about the holidays is all of the food. Good for our spirits…bad for our waistline. As I may have mentioned before I baked some pumpkin bread for my husband’s graduate student potluck dinner and to bring home for my in-laws. I baked some around Halloween […]

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things that make me happy

If gathering with friends and family and filling your stomach until it’s about to bust doesn’t make you happy, I don’t know what will! So besides Thanksgiving (which I’ll talk about later), here are some things that have made me happy this past week. Using our crock pot for the first time to make this […]

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days go by

Tuesday I made my first trip to Whole Foods. Ever. I know it’s sad. Whitney got a gift card to Whole Foods for graduation, so we had some money to spend! We decided to eat dinner before we shopped, and I have to admit, I was very overwhelmed. Though the concept is neat, with labels […]

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